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Grant will help university’s hospitality program

The hospitality program at Cal State San Bernardino’s Palm Desert campus will receive a $100,000 grant from Eddie Sheldrake, a restaurant franchisee. The gift will pay for internships for two students who will work in food development in the Coachella Valley, according to a statement. Sheldrake is the chief executive …

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Survey: Norco College good place to work

Survey: Ontario residents like their city

Norco College has been named a “Great College to Work For” in the United States by The Chronicle of Higher Education. The community college in southwest Riverside County that serves approximately 13,000 students a year was ranked among the top institutions in collaborative governance, compensation and benefits, confidence in senior …

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CSUSB names dean of College of Natural Sciences

Sastry J. Pantula has been named dean of Cal State San Bernardino’s College of Natural Sciences. A recognized expert in statistical sciences, Pantula has worked in higher education for more than 25 years and is currently a professor of statistics at Oregon State University, according to a statement. Pantula was …

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UCR department gets tech donation

The Center for Environmental Research and Technology at UC Riverside has receive $1 million worth of equipment and software used to test emissions produced by automobiles, trucks and large engines. AVL, a global automotive consulting firm that develops emissions-testing technology, made the donation so that the center can develop “the …

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Community college buys land for possible expansion

Mt. San Jacinto College has closed escrow on an 80-acre parcel in Wildomar that it will likely use for expansion. The property, located near Interstate 15 along part of Clinton Keith Road, was previously owned by the Riverside County Regional Park and Open Space District, according to a statement. The …

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Cal State SB commencement will be a milestone

Cal State San Bernardino will top 100,000 graduates this week. More than 3,500 students are expected to participate in the school’s five commencement ceremonies on Thursday and Saturday, according to a statement. Regardless of how many people choose to march down the aisle in their cap and gown, the university …

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